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14/12/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

What an absolute pleasure to have and James Corke who inspired and intrigue students with fascinating facts about Ancient History amd Classical Civilisations. We are grateful. https://t.co/S0DC3Pywv9

10/12/18

Costa Rica 🇨🇷 meeting https://t.co/LFk0O0Ti8E

05/12/18

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🤶 Our discount code CHRISTMAS10 is NOW LIVE and will give you 10% off any ticket purchased for any of our Operating theatre live events! https://t.co/BeJT6OZgKE⏳BE QUICK OFFER ENDS 21st December⏳TAG YOUR SCHOOL https://t.co/mVGN2K7aMj

03/12/18

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Thank you and 7KSY for all of your donations. https://t.co/o8mQ6a5R6z

03/12/18

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We are delighted by the generosity of both staff and students at . Another year supporting local people in need. https://t.co/ypOUVCZa5I

03/12/18

Retweetd From Miss Hollingbery

7 places available in a Women Leading in Education course . inspirational speakers & opportunities to network. PM me if interested.

01/12/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

We're looking forward to meeting with lots of potential at the event today from 10.30-12.30pm! https://t.co/mlKWSjVZYk

30/11/18

Wow what an opportunity this is! 😮 Parents presentation this Tuesday at 6:30 😬 🇨🇷 https://t.co/SVKGdIYOu3

22/11/18

Retweetd From Thurrock Council

Our twelfth award, Teacher of the year in secondary education, sponsored goes to Pantelis Lakovou,

22/11/18

He’s one of our own 👏 👏 Well deserved! https://t.co/lPkYtb2tgx

22/11/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Year 7 girls 5 a side football borough champs!! https://t.co/ve8jJY9cLP

09/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

We are honoured and thrilled to have at on the 30th November delivering a great talk about Roman emperors. We will be more than happy to have any other schools interested in this fantastic workshop. https://t.co/97m4dFh58H

07/11/18

Y11 French, German and Spanish homework and exam revision is available on QUIZLET. Join your class to complete the tasks, be an independent worker, boost your performance and exam grade 👍🏻

07/11/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

2nd place in year 7 cross country 🏃🏃 https://t.co/B5C7X9pfIw

06/11/18

Retweetd From Miss Hollingbery

Really enjoyed sharing ideas for our campaign with Year 12 Youth Group . Inspiring to see young people so enthusiastic about raising awareness of

06/11/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Jnr borough table tennis https://t.co/EVpt8DcUJF

06/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

Very excited to be announcing a range of workshops at Harris Chafford Hundred. So stay tuned!First one on the 16th November with the great author Emily Hauser. Schools or teachers are more than welcome to attend it. https://t.co/MtOWHU1Lqh

05/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Chafford Hundred

Invitation to the SEND Forum on the 15th November at 3.45pm in U1. This is a chance to talk about SEN provision in school and meet the SEND team along with Mrs M James from the Parent Advisory Team in Thurrock.

18/10/18

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Sign up to TSST programmes for Physics, Maths or MFL. It's completely free!! https://t.co/7DWAwM6zAb

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Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 6 in English Language or Literature. Also a GCSE Grade 6 in Religious Studies is preferred.

What is AQA Religious Studies?

  • The philosophy of religion.
  • The study of ethical theory and its application to modern ethical dilemmas
  • An exploration into the development of Christian thought regarding key religious issues
  • Philosophy is the love of wisdom and is an enquiry into the big questions in life.

The ethics section focuses on ethical theories and their application. The Development of Christian thought addresses key Christian concepts.

Year 1 Course Content

The philosophy of religion explores ancient Greek influences such as Plato and Aristotle; and looks at arguments for and challenges against a belief in God as well as the nature of the mind, body and soul. Ethics investigates a range of religious and secular ethical theories and the application of these ethical theories to modern moral issues such as medical practices. There is also an investigation into the development of Christian thought, such as the nature and purpose of human life, immortality of the self and the revelation of God. 

Year 2 Course Content

During the second year, the philosophy of religion course looks at the nature of religious language and experience as well as beliefs surrounding the soul and life after death. Ethics explores the role of conscience within decision making, the nature of ethical language and analyses what it means to be ‘good’. It also encompasses a study of whether humanity is at liberty to exercise their freewill or whether life is predetermined.

How will you be assessed?

Philosophy of Religion and Ethics Paper 1hr 30 minutes– essay based, worth 50% of total A Level grade

Religious Themes and Development in Religious Thought: 1hr 30 minutes – essay based, worth 50% of total A Level

Exam Board: AQA